Pattie Mallette will be the first person to tell you that she hasn’t always had it easy. There were times in her life when she felt she had nowhere to turn. There were times when she felt like giving up entirely. But after struggles in her early life, she found faith in herself and in religion. Faith in God is just one of the many things that she’s passed on to her son. In the tumultuous world of entertainment, she believes it’s what keeps herand her songrounded. I keep reminding him that he is here for a reason, that as much as it might look like it, it’s not all about him, and that God has given him his gifts and talents for a reason, and to seek Him for what that is, she told journalist Adam Holz. Singer Justin Bieber (R) and mother Pattie Mallette pose for pictures with the Stanley Cup before performing on NBC’s TODAY Show on June 4, 2010, in New York City.